Sponsored by BYU Studies—I recently had the privilege to interview Donald G. Godfrey. He is the author of “In Their Footsteps: Mormon Pioneers of Faith.”
SALT LAKE CITY — From the gold plates and the Book of Mormon to the Nauvoo Female Relief Society Leadership and Minute Book to several of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s journals and letters, the collection of 13 essays in “Foundational Texts of Mormonism: Examining Major Early Sources” (Oxford University Press, $74, 448 pages) utilizes insights from the Joseph Smith Papers and a focus on historical context to more fully understand foundational texts of Mormonism.
Sponsored by BYU Studies—I recently had the privilege to interview Sharalyn Howcroft. She is an archivist and document specialist with the Joseph Smith Papers.
Sponsored by BYU Studies—I recently had the privilege to interview Richard Bushman.
Bushman is a noted historian who authored “Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling,” and is the festschrift honoree of “To Be Learned is Good: Essays on Faith and Scholarship in Honor of Richard Lyman Bushman.”Continue reading “10 questions with Richard Bushman”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich is well-known because of her famous quote, “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” But Ulrich is much more than just a popular bumper sticker.Continue reading “10 questions with Laurel Thatcher Ulrich”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Historian Matt Godfrey is the managing historian and general editor of the Joseph Smith Papers.Continue reading “10 questions with Matt Godfrey”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—How was priesthood understood in the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? Join independent historian Jonathan Stapley as he discusses his book, The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology (Oxford University Press, 2018).Continue reading “10 questions with Jonathan Stapley”